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Purple and Orange…

I love purple and orange, so Lilac bear is ready for Halloween, and Max is like, okay, take the picture of me in this ridiculous lion’s hat and get it over with already. First, it was a pumpkin on my head. Then Momma turned me into an Ewok. And then the lion drama. Now she’s dressing the bears she made and poor baby. She’s always dressing her. You’d think we were all doll babies. Ugh.

Yep, it’s picture time!

Have a fun day!!!

Terry

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Halloween Bears and a Christmas Wolf

My life is a mixed-up season.

I have resorted to listening to Carol of the Bells, God Rest Ye Merry Gentleman and other instrumental music to get into the Christmas spirit for writing Billionaire Wolf Christmas. When I showed this off yesterday on FB, I realized how much I needed to listen to Christmas music to feel the mood. It doesn’t help when it’s 90+ degrees out. 🙂

Have a super fall day!

Terry

“Giving new meaning to the term alpha male where fantasy is reality.”

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I’m Not an Artist

My parents were both artists. They  had their own styles, and they were good. They won a contest their first year of marriage for artwork they had  done.

Kids draw. I drew. I was told I was not an artist. I would never be an artist.

*sigh*

Don’t tell kids that. They might not be able to sing (me either), or draw more than stick figures (I liked to draw trees), but if I’d continued to practice (for years and years and years), MAYBE I could have learned to draw. Or not.

There is something to be said about talent. And some have a natural talent for some things, and others don’t. I had a friend who drew horses. She drew movement. Just from memory. And she didn’t own horses. She was an incredibly gifted artist, and this was from when she was young! I had another friend who could make the most extraordinary paper mache creations. In art class in junior high, I made the most standard, basic form. Paper mache and I didn’t get along.

So my artistic talent lies elsewhere. And it’s art. Just a different form of art.

 

I am an artist. I am. In different kinds of mediums. So there. Don’t ever let anyone tell you that you aren’t talented. Who knows… if you persist at learning how to? I might even be able to draw the best trees ever.

I was watching a video on how some creative photo artists got started and became ultra successful. Many didn’t have formal training. They had a natural talent. And a drive to excel.

I’ve created stories since I was little. It came naturally to me. But creating stories, and learning how to put them on paper in a better way took some learning. For photography, I watch videos and read articles all the time. For my bears, I learned that on my own, creating and re-creating patterns to make them better. I embroidered for years and years before that, and added that to my personalized bears. So some is practice to make the art better. It came with time. I’ve never been one to create something and become an instant success.

Have a great and talented day, no matter where your creativity lies. Don’t ever let someone discourage you from reaching your dreams.

Terry

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Flowers, Birds and Bears

I’ve been trying to capture a good shot of one of the blue jays and finally caught one with his favorite choice of food–a peanut.

King Arthur bear is going to an auction for literacy! He’s one of a kind, and has an antique tunic and brooch and crown.

A picture of the Purple Magic crepe myrtle. And a peach Knockout rose. 🙂

The Bounty Hunter Gets Her Wolf’s synopsis is done and sent off. They’re about 3,000 words, so it was late afternoon by the time I finished it. The manuscript also went to the publisher. I used to write in King Arthur’s time when I had to send missives on vellum and used pots of ink and feathered quills. Then I’d have to find someone to deliver it to the royal family.

Now? Push of a button and it zings off into cyberspace. I might love writing about historical worlds, but I love our modern technology too.

I’m going over the final chapters of Flight of the White Wolf and hope to have it done today also. Then Cougar edits and back to writing Falcon Fae.

You know, if I don’t write all this down, I might forget it. 🙂

Have a great day!!!

Terry Spear

“Giving new meaning to the term alpha male where fantasy is reality.”

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Bears and Books

I finally finished up a couple of bears this weekend, because I had finished The Bounty Hunter Gets Her Wolf!!

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Playing around with a composite while waiting for Mother’s Day to begin. I took the picture of the wolf in Ely, MN, and the woods when my daughter and I were walking the baby. 🙂 ❤

I’ve been looking over the myriad of other stories I’ve written, adding a 1,000 words here or there to them, all that I love, but knowing I need to get to work on the next wolf book first. Still, I need a break, so I’m playing around with my other books for a couple of days, trying to come up with an opening for Billionaire, and then get to writing. 🙂

In the meantime, I have the Crawford Clan bear to ship, and then it’s off to help with baby.

Hope you have a great, fun day!

Terry Spear

“Giving new meaning to the term alpha male where fantasy is reality.”

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Cuddling with My Baby–so say the teddy bears…

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Busy with grandma duties and missed blogging and word count and everything. But…she’s worth it.

Terry

“Giving new meaning to the term alpha male where fantasy is reality.”

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Bears and Birds

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This is a yellow mohair bear and the last I’ll be making for a little while.

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Dove trying to chase off cowbirds (blackbirds). The cowbirds lay their eggs in other birds’ nests so that the other birds will take care of the cowbirds’ and not their own.

So I was glad the dove won out.

Back to the book. Doing edits this morning, which means not really adding a lot. Take out, add some, take out….etc, etc, etc. But it’s necessary!

Have a lovely day!!

Terry Spear

“Giving new meaning to the term alpha male where fantasy is reality.”

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